Jackson L. Kiser

Personal

Birthday: 
1929
Birthplace: 
Welch, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1952-1955
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1955-1961
Commissioner, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1956-1958
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Virginia, 1958-1961
Private practice, Martinsville, Virginia, 1961-1982

Education

Name of School: 
Concord College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/3/1981
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/30/1997
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